Be careful about the pickpockets
France

Be careful about the pickpockets

Miranda

[July 2012] The No.14 metro in Paris must be new.All the stations were modern.There was an announcement there in Japanese soon after French, saying ' Be careful, there are pickpockets'.After Japanese followed English, Italian, etc.There must be a lot of Japanese victims. I had a bad experience, too more than 20 years ago.As soon as …

Eurostar was smooth
France

Eurostar was smooth

Miranda

[march 2012] I took Eurostar from London to Paris this time.It was a smooth journey without any problems.It is nice to find yourself in the middle of the city when you arrive there, which is a great advantage of this train compared with aeroplanes.Only thing was that the security check area was VERY crowded particularly …

Maybe one of the shortest cable car
France

Maybe one of the shortest cable car

Miranda

[march 2012] Montmartre was another place that I wanted to go up.I have been there a few times, but this was the first time to take the cable car.It was the shortest cable car ride I have ever experienced! I did not know, but you can use the metro tickets for this cable car.

Metro
France

Metro

Miranda

[march 2012] This is a view inside a metro.I cannot remember which line it was, but it seemed a new carriage with colourful stripy seats.It was a nice surprise that I could use the tickets which I bought about 4 years ago.

Hop-on and hop-off bus
France

Hop-on and hop-off bus

Miranda

[February, 2011] This is a photo of the port of Nice taken from top of the bus, which you can hop-on and hop-off freely.I suppose those who are travelling a lot all over the world would look down on this sort of sight seeing bus, but I like it.It takes us to important places in …

Train journey
France

Train journey

Miranda

[February, 2011] I went to Nice from Milan by train.It took about 5 hours.I was expecting a new fast train like the Red Arrow, but in fact it was an old type with compartment seats.It had a good old travelling atmosphere.6 people in the room once started talking, they never stopped, so there was not …